Discover Kyiv: City Sightseeing Bus Tour

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 1,409 views

When you come Kyiv for Eurovision, you will not want to back home without checking out the magnificent Ukrainian capital. So what better idea than going on sightseeing bus tour in order to check out the main sights in the 2017 Eurovision host city!

Taking the City Sightseeing Kyiv Hop On Hop Off bus tour is a must when you visit Kyiv. I personally recommend it, as it will give you a glimpse of the city’s main landmarks and attractions. You will be able to listen to the recorded commentary via headphones in 7 different languages including English, French, German, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian. You maybe to lucky to have a live guide on specific dates. The ticket is valid for 2 days.

I always take the red double-decker City Sightseeing Tour whenever I visit a new city, in order to get my bearings and discover the city’s essence and main hot spots, monuments, museums and main attractions.

This is a good option if you are pressed for time and just want to have a glimpse of the city, nevertheless it is one of the best ways to explore the city as you can hop on and hop off at your own leisure and visit Kyiv’s main sights.

The tour is around 70 minutes long and you can hop on and hop off the bus at your own convenience, in any of the 10 different stops ; Khreschatyk, Mariynsky Park and Palace, Museum of the Great Patriot War, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, Jewish Quarter, Kyiv’s Louvre, Besarabsky Market, Golden Gates, St. Sophia’s Cathedral and Podil.

Bus tour route:

Independence Square (Khreshchatyk 7/11) – European square – Mykhailo Hrushevsky Street – Arsenal square – Ivan Mazepa street – Glory square – Lavrskaya st. – Square of Heroes of WWII – Druzhby of Falks st. – the Paton Bridge (turn under the bridge) – Druzhby of Falks st. – Square of Heroes of WWI – Lavrskaya st. – Glory square – Ivan Mazepa street – Arsenal square – Hrushevsky Street – Kriposniy lane – Klovsky descent – Mechnikov st. – Basseynaya st. – Esplanadna st.- Saksaganskogo st. – Read Army st. – Lva Tolstogo square – Lva Tolstogo st. – Volodumirivska st. – Tarasa Shevchenko st. – Bessarabska square – Khreshchatyk st. – Bogdan Khmelnitsky st. – Volodumirivska st. – Sophia Square – Volodimir driveway – Michael’s st. – Independence Square (Khreshchatyk 7/11)


Monday-Sunday: 11:00-18:oo (every hour on the hour)

Children 7-14 years old – 150 UAH (5.25 Euros)
Adults – 250 UAH (8.75 Euros)

Departure Stop:

Khreschatyk 7-11

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